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JAMA Health Forum is a peer-reviewed, open-access JAMA Network journal focused on health policy. The journal publishes original research, evidence-based reports, and opinion about national and global health policy; innovative approaches to health care delivery; and health care economics, access, quality, safety, equity, and reform. The podcast highlights new articles and their authors as well as the latest news in health policy for a broad audience interested in improving health and health care in the United States and globally.

JAMA Health Forum Editors' Summary JAMA Network

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JAMA Health Forum is a peer-reviewed, open-access JAMA Network journal focused on health policy. The journal publishes original research, evidence-based reports, and opinion about national and global health policy; innovative approaches to health care delivery; and health care economics, access, quality, safety, equity, and reform. The podcast highlights new articles and their authors as well as the latest news in health policy for a broad audience interested in improving health and health care in the United States and globally.

    Time and Financial Costs for Physician Practices Participating in MIPS

    Time and Financial Costs for Physician Practices Participating in MIPS

    Participating in value-based incentive programs imposes financial and time costs on physician practices.  Dhruv Khullar of Weill Cornell Medical College and Jason Hockenberry of Yale School of Public Health discuss these burdens, the challenge of quality measurement, and ways increase the “value” of value-based payment programs like Medicare’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS). 
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    Alternative Health Care Payment Models—The Case for A Portfolio Strategy

    Alternative Health Care Payment Models—The Case for A Portfolio Strategy

    A portfolio approach to health care payment reform, where a set number of alternative payment models are selected for testing because they work together to reduce waste, could be a more efficient way to reduce costs and incentivize quality. Michael Chernew, PhD, of Harvard University explains the idea in a conversation with JAMA Health Forum editors John Ayanian, MD, MPP and Melinda Buntin, PhD.
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    Alternative Health Care Payment Models—The Case for A Portfolio Strategy

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    Welcome to the JAMA Health Forum Editors’ Summary

    Welcome to the JAMA Health Forum Editors’ Summary

    JAMA Health Forum is a peer-reviewed, open access, online journal, focused on health policy, health care systems, and population health.  Our podcast each month presents highlights of new content from the journal, including timely interviews with authors of research studies and commentaries.  Follow us on https://jamahealthforum.com and https://jamanetworkaudio.com.

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